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Citrus: Climate and Soil

Shyam Singh (Author) A K Srivastava (Author)
Synopsis The essence of successful citriculture is the quality of soil and associated climate in which citrus grows. Climatic analogues and promising soil types depending upon cultivar preference for various requirements of citrus have proved to be the premier issues of commercial cultivation. The book Citrus : Climate and Soil focuses on various core problems exclusively across six continents through seven highly elusive chapters with 2500 relevant citations. The publication promises to be useful to worldwide researchers, extension personnel, planners, administrators, teachers, students and citrus growers.
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About the authors

Shyam Singh

Born on 2nd July 1946 at Saharanpur (U.P.), obtained his Ph.D. degree in horticulture from Rajasthan College of Agriculture, Udaipur, Rajasthan. Fakhruddin Ali Ahemd laureate, Dr. Shyam Singh is presently working as Director, National Research Centre for Citrus, (ICAR), Nagpur. Earlier served as the Head, Division of Horticulture and Plantation crops at CARI, Port Blair and Director of Agriculture, A&N Islands, Port Blair and 17 years as pioneer Horticulturist in tribal areas of Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Andman & Nicobar Islands. His research accomplishments spanning over 30 years encompass development of useful agro-techniques in fruits, vegetables, plantation, spices and ornamental crops. Besides these distinctions has a vast experience of research, extension, teaching and administration, which owe him a high profile Horticulturist of eminence. He has 334 publications to his credit which include research papers, articles, books, technical bulletins, extension folders, extension bulletins besides 428 press coverage, 108 training programmes and 75 radio talks. Recently, Dr. Shyam Singh was honoured with the National Magnum Honour Award-1999 under the category DESH MITRA SANMAN PARITOSHIK for special contributions in the development of Indian Horticulture, FERTILIZER ASSOCIATION OF INDIA SILVER JUBILEE AWARD-2000 for outstanding contribution in the field of Fertiliser Management and NETAJI SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE-NATIONAL AWARD-2001, for excellence and contribution in Indian Horticulture.

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A K Srivastava

Prof. A.K. Srivastava is presently working as Director, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal.

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Bibliographic information

Title Citrus: Climate and Soil
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st Ed.
Language: English
isbn 8185860807
length xii+559p., Illustration; Maps; 26cm.